My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Floral Carpet

Durbanville Flower Club: Nature's Treasures, A Floral Art Exhibition at D'Ville Shopping Center Durbanville
Floral Carpet with the members of the Durbanville Flower Club

Floral Carpet

Early morning start on our Floral Carpet

Floral Carpet

The members each made a 300mmx550mm block to create an outer edge for the carpet

Floral Carpet

Long trailing carpet fringes were made of sections of Amaranthus, Firethorn, evergreen, flax and bark.

Floral Carpet

Pouring in the Firethorn (Pyracantha) berries

Floral Carpet

Floral Carpet done, just in time for the show.

Floral Carpet

For the mid section I used roses, sunflower heads, bark, potting soil and foliage.

Floral Carpet Contributors
Eunice Dempers, Sunisa Malan, Vivienne Peterson, Edna Gooder, Judy Potgieter, Tessa Hendricks, Rosina Hickley, Yvonne Crystal, Helga Kruger, Maisie Rose, Una Bull, Polly Pai, Ann Young, Martin van Breda, Del Donnelly, Nonnie Vorster and Maureen Savage

I also coordinated the Floral Kneelers design at our Flower Festival And the 6 Wall Designs at another Church Flower Festival

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Favourite Flowers




Flax, New Zealand flax

Related Designs

19 June 2019 Magic Flying Floral Carpet Ride -Collaborative Workshop

Some picture highlights from our collaborative workshop that I taught focusing on braiding and weaving techniques to create a floral carpet design.

31 July 2019 Jitters!

Zig-zag grass details add a bit of tension to the design

14 July 2021 Light as a Kite

Spike a wire frame into a disk floret for a light summer design.